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Burnside Farm

Certificate of Excellence
Northend Road, Stromness, Scotland
Burnside Farm
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I have to say that I selected burnside largely on past reviews and feel compelled to add my own to confirm that this is truly one of the best b&b experiences I have enjoyed. The Rooms are fantastic (I was in the Hoy view) with fantastic ensuites, so many bed covers and blankets, with shortbread that I tried to ration... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Joy was the most helpful hostess imaginable, and her breakfasts were amazing. The room was comfortable, with an excellent shower in the en suite. We were very happy to find that Joy was able to do laundry for guests (there is an extra charge for this for shorter stays), as we'd been on the road for over two weeks! Joy... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent bed and breakfast. Clean bathroom and cosy rooms. Good breakfast with lots of options and excellent welcome cake and tea! Good views of stromness as well and really lovely and helpful owner. Recommend!

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We first saw Burnside Farm sitting on top of a hill as we approached in the ferry. We had a lovely, friendly welcome from Joy and were shown to a beautiful room with a huge bed and a deluxe bathroom. A lovely touch were all the goodies left in our room which we enjoyed while looking out at the view... More 

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My husband and I stayed at Burnside Farm in October for three nights and had a tremendously wonderful experience. Our double room was clean, spacious and decorated with charm, down to the pressed linen sheets and homemade shortbread. The ensuite bathroom made us feel like we were in a spa... truly deluxe! The hosts opened their lovely home and made... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We arrived at the farm while the hosts were away on an errand, and were greeted by the friendly and hard-working farm dog and the dairy cows grazing in the yard. When our hostess arrived, she showed us to a large and comfortable room that far exceeded most hotel accommodations. We enjoyed a king-sized bed, a very nicely appointed private... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I have stayed in many B&Bs and I can think of nothing that could be done or provided that would make this cozy place any better. I wasn't expecting the world class bathroom with great soaps and lotions, lux linens, and large breakfast menu selection. Joy had me at the home made 'stewed rhubarb' on the sideboard in the morning.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Our stay with Joy and Robbie at Burnside Farm B&B was wonderful. Joy responds quickly to e-mails and helped us make the decision to drive this far north on our Scotland trip. Caution: be prepared to gain weight! Joy is a fabulous cook and the breakfasts are more than generous, with everything homemade and milk directly from the cows on... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

My husband and I and our daughter and her fiancé stayed for 2 nights in this lovely B&B where we were made to feel very comfortable. What we liked most about it was that we were free to go in and out of the house whenever we pleased. The views from our room were spectacular and the breakfast was scrumptious.... More 

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Tobermory, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We had such a lovely, warm welcome. Joy was helpful even before we got there, replying quickly to e-mails with answers to all of my questions! We arrived before check-in time but were able to drop our bags off in our room before setting out again. The rooms were lovely, just perfect size for us with a big and very... More 

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